Long Branch Housing Authority
Garfield Court
Long Branch, Monmouth County, NJ

732-222-3747

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11

Public Housing Projects

523

Public Housing Units

866

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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Long Branch Housing Authority
Garfield Court
Long Branch, Monmouth County, NJ

732-222-3747

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Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Long Branch Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 11 projects which contain 523 affordable rental units. It also administers 866 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Long Branch Housing Authority is determined to be a Medium High public housing authority, meaning it manages between 500 - 1,249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Long Branch Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (38%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (62%) to that of all housing authorities in New Jersey, Long Branch Housing Authority has a larger proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in New Jersey.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Long Branch Housing Authority scored an average of 90 points. The housing authority had a high score of 99 in 2009 and a low score of 76 in 2007. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in New Jersey is 77.39.

Long Branch Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average New Jersey housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Long Branch Housing Authority manages 7 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 74. The scores for properties managed by Long Branch Housing Authority range from a high of 95 to a low of 0.

The highest scoring property in the Long Branch Housing Authority portfolio is Garfield Court Phase I and the lowest scoring property is Garfield Court Phase II.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 86% of properties managed by Long Branch Housing Authority have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. Long Branch Housing Authority owns and manages 523 public housing units in 11 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Long Branch Housing Authority is $484.00 compared to the state average of $391.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of New Jersey ranges from a low of $252.00 to a high of $685.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)